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Reading 8-bit ASCII Codes - Worksheet

PDF | 6 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A worksheet to assist students in understanding what actual computer code (ASCII- current 8-bit version) looks like.

Use this worksheet when studying binary coding in your classroom.

This worksheet has been designed to introduce students to understanding the patterns found in binary code and the links between these binary numbers and capital letters on a keyboard.  Students can use what they learn from this to write coded messages to their peers.

This worksheet can be supported with the 8-bit Decoding Puzzle or Binary On/Off Code Information Sheet.

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Carla Frohloff

In the task sheet there is no 81 for Q

Carla Frohloff · Oct 11th, 2017

Scott (Teach Starter)

Hi Carla, I just noticed your comment! I’m so sorry for not replying sooner. We will get this fixed ASAP.

Scott (Teach Starter) · Jan 11th, 2018

Errol (Teach Starter)

Hi Carla,

Thanks very much for pointing that out. The resource has been updated for you and is ready to download.

Kind regards,

Errol (Teach Starter) · Jan 11th, 2018

Resource Updates

  • Fixed error on answer sheet.

    Fix by Kristian Mar 13th, 2019

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